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Conflict starts when we don’t get what we want. It is inevitable at some point in our workplace each of us will experience conflict. This does not have to be the beginning of a strained relationship. Instead, learn how to use this challenging moment to open up to dialogue and create a strategy that resultsContinue reading “Developing Conflict Resolution Strategies at Your Workplace”

While we wade through this new normal stemming from COVID-19, perhaps we can take some time to review where we are with regard to some long-standing business practices.  One of the most vilified practices is, of course, the annual performance evaluation.  Some of you have heard me talk about getting rid of these things completely and instead,Continue reading “Ten Common Pitfalls of Performance Reviews”

February 2017…women marched in over 600 cities totaling approximate 4.2 million. It was arguably the largest demonstration in American history. Signs and banners read: “Keep Your Little Hands OFF Our Rights.” “Men of Quality Don’t Fear Equality.” “I Will NOT Go quietly back to the 1950s” “Super Callow Fragile Ego, Trump You Are Atrocious” AtContinue reading “Is Harassment Finally Getting The Attention It Deserves?”

Some time back, I composed a couple of newsletters that basically proposed the elimination of performance appraisals.  Needless to say, these were the most opened newsletters we’ve sent to you.  These were also the most controversial, not because of the belief that performance appraisals are the best thing since sliced bread, but because it willContinue reading “OK…..So You Want to Keep Your Appraisal System”